Veterans notified of potential VA eBenefits breach

The issue has to do with the VA's eBenefits where some of the veterans' information has

reportedly been compromised. 

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Who's Running This Show?

Aljazeera
British Broadcasting Corporation
Business Insider

BENEFITS

Disability, Survivors, SSDI,

Dependents, Pension

Breitbart

Central Intelligence Agency
Electronic Reading Room

Benefits.gov

CHAMPVA

Chicago Tribune

Christian Science Monitor

Choice Program

Billing Issues
1-877-881-7618      9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET

The Code of Federal Regulations Title 38

CNN

Courthouse News
Ann Coulter
CNN Sources

"Contact Your Representative!!!"
Who are my representatives?

C & P Exams

Everything You Need To Survive

Contact Your Representative
Discharges & Military Records

Daily Caller

Daily Beast

DENIED!!!   How To Appeal

DIC  CHAMPVA

Education For Dependents

(DTRA)
Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Drudge

DIVORCE

Child Support  Alimony

Benefits Garnishment

My HealtheVet Website
ebenefits

The Federal Register

Financial Times

FOX News

Free Beacon

GUNS Weapons   Concealed Carry

NICS     Veterans 2nd Amendment Rights

Gallup

Gulf News

The Guardian

Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)

The Hill

HufPo

IMO  IME  DBQs   Nexus Letters

India Times

Infowars

Independent Expert  Medical Opinions

The Jerusalem Post

Limbaugh

Medical Records Review

Marijuana   &  VA  DRUG TESTING & VA

Moscow Times

M21-1 Adjudication Procedures Manual
National Personnel Records Center

New York Times
Mother Jones

National Enquirer

Patient Record Flags

New Outreach for Vets Regarding
Discharges & Military Records.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Pravda

Politico

Project-Syndicate
Records of the Veterans Administration [VA]

Radio Garden

Real Clear Politics

Reuters

Sky

Smoking Gun

Socialist Worker

TIME

The Sun

Talking Points Memo

Truthdig

USA Today

U.S. Medicine
Veterans Benefits Administration
Fact Sheets

The VA App Store

VA urges veterans to be
screened for hepatitis C

VA’s Airborne Hazards and Open Burn
Pit Registry for Veterans and Servicemembers

VA Payment for Emergency Care

The Veterans Law Library

Ventusky Weather Wind Map

Veterans Benefits Administration
Benefit Brochures

Veterans injured by service wait
years for compensation hearings

Vietnam War Resources

vets.gov
va.gov

VillageVoice

Washington Post
Washington Times

Welcome to Military Disney Tips!

Weekly World News

World Net Daily
World Public Opinion

Xinhua

Mental health resources for veterans, families

Many state and local organizations help

veterans and their families.

Here are some resources for mental

health and suicide prevention.

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Pinups For Veterans

VA Form 21-526EZ

Disability Service Connection
Secondary Service Connection

IncreasedDisability Compensation

Temporary Total Disability Rating
 Individual Unemployability
Compensation under

38 U.S.C. 1151
 Special Monthly Compensation
Specially Adapted Housing

Special Home Adaptation

Automobile Allowance

/Adaptive Equipment
Benefits Based on a Veteran's
Seriously Disabled Child

VA Form 21-0958 - NOD
​Notice of Disagreement
VA Form 21-534 EZ
Application for DIC,

Death Pension
Change of Address​

Add Your Dependents

Declaration of Status of Dependents

TDIU Annual

VA Form 4140

I am a Veteran

Veterans of the United States Uniformed Services may be

eligible for a broad range of

programs and services

provided by the

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Benefits from Other Federal Agencies

A general list of other Federal agencies that

offer benefit programs and resources for

Service members, Veterans, and their families.

Veterans Legal Help Navigator
Welcome to the Veterans Legal Help Navigator. This online tool helps veterans' caseworkers and advocates across the country find the right fit legal help for veterans.

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Since 2005 This Is The Site VA Reads

When They Want To Learn What They've Been Doing​

Permanent & Total   P & T

What does that mean for you?

per·ma·nence

The state or quality of lasting or remaining unchanged indefinitely.

Website Monitoring Tool

VA Disability - When the initial decision finds no "nexus"
What is the "nexus" and why is it important? 

Veterans Clinical Psychologist

Disability Benefits Questionnaires 

DBQ's

Every claim will generate some form or fashion of C & P exam. The C & P exam is as

unavoidable as death and taxes. Veterans dread the C & P exam because it's so often

wrong. You can control the situation...have a DBQ done by a disability expert! Talk with

Dr. Bash today about getting your DBQ signed off by an expert with years of experience.

RAMP Letter?

You need to review that with an attorney who has the experience to advise you. The GloverLuck firm in Dallas, TX is offering a free review of your RAMP letter. Talk with them today!

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NOBODY is coming after your TDIU benefits.

Learn the facts about Unemployability here.

Veterans Law Attorney

Jim Strickland is a nationally known advocate for veterans

and a member of the

Stateside Legal Advisory Board.

How to Increase an Existing VA Disability Rating

The application process is pretty easy, you can DIY in no time.

We provide the "How To" details here.

New Direct Express Debit Mastercard for VA payments

This prepaid debit card is available to Veterans who don’t have bank accounts or simply prefer

to get their payments on a debit card. Purchases can easily be made anywhere Debit Mastercard is accepted. You can get cash at retail locations, banks, credit unions, and ATMs throughout the world.

Upgrade Your My HealtheVet Account to Premium
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CONTACT
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

The Committee values all feedback.
Mailing Address
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
335 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Office: (202) 225-3527   Fax: (202) 225-5486

Compensation Based on Individual Unemployability (IU)

​General Information on IU Claims     Evaluating Evidence to Establish Entitlement to IU

​Special Considerations in IU Claims    

Rating Decision Addressing a Veteran’s Failure to Complete a Field Examination

​Poverty Threshold Information   ​​

What benefits does Social Security offer spouses?

It is my belief that non-working (non-contributing) spouses receive their own Social

Security -- if they have in fact worked at all during their lifetime and qualify for

their own benefits -- plus up to half of their spouses' monthly amount without compromising

the higher earner's benefit. Is that correct? It seems multiple wives of one husband can collect Social Security provided they were married at least 10 years. What's wrong with this picture?

Has Your Claim Been Denied?

Do you need an IMO or a DBQ?

You'll need to speak with an expert physician and then a veterans law attorney. Why not speak

with both at the same time? Dr. Anaise is a physician, surgeon and veterans law attorney.

Dr. Anaise has been providing military veterans with disability benefits help for many years.

Speak with him today...it won't cost anything but a little of your time.

Washington nonprofit responded to complaints with vulgar emails

The online shoppers said they never got what they ordered from Fallen Hero Bracelets. Court

records show Fallen Hero Bracelets has filed ten different complaints in small

claims court in Pierce County, Wash. since September 2017. Several of the claims, including

complaints against American Express, Chase Bank and Capital One Bank, were dismissed.

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Income Withholding and Medical Support for Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits
Frequently Asked Questions

Life Insurance
VA provides Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families with $1.3 trillion

in insurance coverage each year. VA also offers a variety of life insurance options

VA Benefits for Your Child

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers several benefits for the children of veterans:

(1) education benefits — servicemembers may transfer the GI Bill to their dependent

children before leaving service; (2) health care — CHAMPVA provides coverage to eligible

dependent children; (3) life insurance — family coverage is available to members insured under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI); and (4) memorial benefits — minor or unmarried adult children may be eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery. Also, specific benefits are available for children of servicemembers who died or were seriously injured in the line of duty.​​

Unemployability Questions???

Veteran: Anti-Malaria Drug Has Lasting Side Effects

Eight years after being deployed in Afghanistan, a Minnesota Air National Guard veteran

 said he's still living with the side effects of an anti-malaria drug he took while overseas.

Shawn Bolf was ordered to take mefloquine in 2010, KSTP-TV reported. Bolf said he now has

balance and vision problems, loses feeling in his hands and feet, and has focus and sleep issues.

Veterans Go Back to Court Over Burn Pits. Do They Have a Chance?

The case, which dates back to 2008, consolidated dozens of lawsuits by hundreds of

veterans and their families seeking to recover damages from the military contractor KBR Inc.,

but a trial court dismissed it in July 2017. It could be at a legal dead end unless the panel of

judges, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., overturns the dismissal.

Veterans Medical Opinion Doctor

DoD report: Contaminated water at Altus military base, 125 others

Pentagon officials said the drinking water issues have been addressed and they are now

working with members of Congress on making sure the groundwater is safe. "We want all our

military members to be protected," Rep. Walter Jones, R-North Carolina, said.

Pensions for Veterans Were Once Viewed as Government Handouts

The Department of Veterans Affairs, which provides services for nearly 10 million veterans each

year, currently handles health care, benefits and burials for those who have served. But 

nomination battles and standards of care haven’t always been the most controversial thing about

the V.A.—for years, Americans couldn’t decide whether they wanted to support veterans at all.

How older vets can best help younger veterans
Younger vets and those in active duty need the mentoring and sympathetic ear of older vets.

Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Bringing You Down???
Are you depressed, anxious, angry or moody because of your hearing problems?
Did you know your mental health issues may be secondary to hearing loss or tinnitus?
Dr. Brett Valette is a clinical psychologist specializing in veterans mental health disability.
If you're suffering with problems you believe may be caused or aggravated by hearing loss,
contact Dr. Valette and ask if you may have a secondary service connected condition.

Senate Sends Major Overhaul of Veterans Health Care to Trump

The Senate gave final passage on Wednesday to a multibillion-dollar revamp of the veterans

health care system, consolidating seven Veterans Affairs Department health programs into one

and making it far easier for veterans to take their benefits to private doctors for care.

Protect Students, Not Predatory Colleges

An Iraq war veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder was aggressively

recruited by DeVry. He was told that his G.I. Bill benefits would cover all of his tuition,

in addition to giving him a monthly living stipend. However, he

later learned DeVry was saddling him with more than $50,000 in student loans. 

Dear Jim's Mailbag...

Is squamous cell carcinoma presumptive to service during Desert Storm?

​Student loan debt discharge for 100% TDIU veterans?

​Is there any truth to the rumor about 100% benefits after age 70?

VA Caregiver: when is one assigned?

Do I need Medicare Part B if I am 100% service connected disabled?

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) and benefits?

Reconsideration Requests for Benefits?

Vet Centers and treatment for addiction?

Want answers to these questions and a whole lot more? Click here.


VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities

The numbers looked arbitrary from city to city, which was bad luck for the Wilmots — they go to the Charleston, S.C., VA, which dropped 94 percent of its caregivers in three years. Current VA statistics suggest the Wilmots aren't alone — the Charleston, S.C., VA is still down 93 percent from 2014. There are only 13 approved caregivers on the program there. The South Texas VA had 342 in 2014. Last year it was down to 177. Now there are only 40. Northern Arizona kept cutting; so did Puget Sound. Fayetteville, N.C., had 570 caregivers in 2014; 350 have been cut, including Ashley Sitorius and her husband, William.

Veterans ID cards feature Office Depot’s logo on back

It took VA 3 years to issue your "free" ID card and now,

you're being sponsored by Office Depot.

Yes, really.

In veterans, even a mild case of traumatic brain injury is

linked to an increased risk of dementia

Mild traumatic brain injury may sound like an oxymoron, along the lines of

“jumbo shrimp” or “random order.” But a new study shows that mild TBIs can have serious

consequences for military veterans by raising their risk of dementia.

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Keeping Up with All Your VA Appointments
My HealtheVet can help Veterans organize and schedule health care appointments.

Veterans Law Attorney
Veterans Questions and Answers

Veterans: You May Be Missing Disability Rating Upgrade Opportunity

Many Medically Discharged Vets Missing Out on Rating Upgrade

Many medically-discharged veterans who had their disability rating "low-balled" by their service branch may be missing out on an opportunity to have their disability upgraded. In 2009 Congress mandated that a Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR) be formed to reevaluate the disability ratings of up to 71,000 veterans. However, to date only about 19,000 of the eligible veterans have applied for a review.

Veterans Nutrition Vitamins Supplements
Federal Register
Veterans App Store
Hepatitis C Treatment

Appeals of Denied Claims

You have the right to appeal any benefits decision made by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). The VA appeals process is set in law and is different from other judicial appeals processes.

The Board of Veterans Appeals

The Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

How To Appeal A Denied Claim

Send Your Documents,

Forms & Evidence here...

Use Certified Mail!!!


Department of Veterans Affairs
Claims Intake Center
PO BOX 4444
JANESVILLE, WI 53547- 4444
Toll Free Fax: 844-531-7818

Regional Loan Center

Contact Information


Vocational Rehabilitation

and Employment

Contact your VARO


Pension Management Centers


Education and Training
Regional Processing Offices

VA has three RPOs that handle GI Bill claims.

Find your region here.

VBA  Derivative Benefits Eligibility

The VA Benefit Eligibility Matrix

There are additional benefits that you may be

eligible for that are based on a favorable decision for

a VA benefit and/or based on special circumstances.

These are known as derivatives.

The White House Veterans

Complaint Line is open

855-948-2311

Military Veteran T-Shirt
Dysfunctional Veteran Cap
Tactical Military Gear
Agent Orange Newsletter

 Military Service Records, Awards, and Unit

Histories: A Guide to Locating Sources 

This guide provides information on locating

military unit histories and individual service

records of discharged, retired, and deceased

military personnel. It also provides information

on locating and replacing military awards and medals. Included is contact information for

military history centers, websites for additional sources of research, and a bibliography of other publications, including related CRS reports.

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